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WOAP’s 10th Anniversary Gala March 23


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The Ohio University Multicultural Center is pleased to announce the Women of Appalachia Project’s (WOAP) 10th Anniversary Gala, a fine art exhibition and juried presentation of poetry, story and song, showcasing women artists from throughout seven Appalachian states, and featuring special guests Ohio University President Duane Nellis and oldtime string band The Trophy Wives. Passion… Read More

Winner of 2019 Appalachian Advocate Award: Teresa Curtiss


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The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Women of Appalachia Project Appalachian Advocate Award is Athens Food Rescue Executive Director Teresa Curtiss. The award is given yearly to a woman who has dedicated herself to enhancing the wellbeing of Appalachian culture, Appalachian women’s health, Appalachian families or… Read More

WOAP: Breaking Stereotypes Through Artistic Expression

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A giant, textile woven puppet hangs from the corner of Ohio University’s Baker Center art gallery, welcoming guests into a world of vibrant creativity. A further walk into the space reveals a variety mediums; colorful paintings of realistic landscapes and abstract imaginations are framed next to black and white photographs. An intricately made mosaic hangs… Read More

Women of Appalachia Project’s Annual “Women Speak Gala” Set For April 21


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The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP), Ohio University Multicultural Center and Women’s Center is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) “Women Speak Gala” a fine art exhibition and juried presentation of poetry, story and song, showcasing women artists from throughout eight Appalachian states, and featuring special guest musicians Carow, Kraus,… Read More

WOAP Announces Winner of the 2018 Appalachian Advocate Award


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The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP), Ohio University Multicultural Center and Women’s Center is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) Appalachian Advocate Award is author and archivist, Phyllis Wilson Moore. The award is given yearly to a women who has dedicated herself to enhancing the wellbeing of Appalachian… Read More